The smell of fried food hits the Midwestern air, and you can’t help but think one thing — it’s fair season! That one time of year you ditch those healthy eating habits and spend all night singing along to catchy music. Add in some cool rides and livestock it’s the essence of the Midwest on a sole property. The Mississippi Valley Fair did what it does best once again — bringing the food and the fun all into one venue.
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It’s the last hurrah of summer! What are your plans for Labor Day Weekend? We have some ideas for you.
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There’s two and a half months worth of summer vacation from school, and there’s a hundred different ways to spend it. Whether you spend it enjoying lazy days at the pool, running around outside, relaxing in the cool breeze of the air conditioning, or participating in fun STEM activities, the possibilities are endless. This summer the Moline Public Library is encouraging families to come on in, and dive into a world of literacy, engineering, history and other related STEM activities through their World Monument Building Challenge that started June 11th and ends June 30th.
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It’s going to be a Red, White, and Blue week in the Quad Cities. There is a plethora of activities to put you in the patriotic mood. Here is a list of fireworks!
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Mother’s Day is coming up (Sunday, May 13). If you are looking for brunch locations in the Quad Cities, check out one of these many places for reservations.
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One core experience of childhood is learning how to read. Those literacy skills are the basis of life-long learning and the more adults give their child a print-rich environment with literature, the greater their knowledge and skills will grow. However, when it comes to reading out loud, most children shy away from doing it. The Bettendorf Library and Davenport Libraries have set out to fix that mindset by helping children with a furry friend.
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Saturday, January 13th, 2018, marked the 6th year of Icestravaganza! It’s an annual event held in downtown Davenport outside of the Freight House Farmer’s Market from 11am – 4pm, with an after party following from 6 – 8pm.
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Easter is coming up (April 1). If you are looking for brunch locations in the Quad Cities, check out one of these places for reservations.
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Here are a few egg hunts taking place this year in the region. There are options are for all ages – and many are free for kids and families. Bring a basket or bag to gather eggs!
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Our Restaurant Week website is down due to a server crash and we are working to fix it as soon as possible. In the meantime, here are all of the menu specials so you don’t have to miss out on any of these great restaurants. For any questions, please call our office at 309-277-0937. Thank you for your patience. Please make sure the check the hours as some of the restaurants are closed on Mondays.
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